Learning disabilities

Our Scottish Borders Learning Disability Service provides a range of specialist health and social care services for adults with learning disabilities. We provide:

  • assessment
  • care management
  • treatment
  • specialist advice and consultation
  • training and support

The service is staffed by a group of professionals and includes:

  • social work
  • learning disability nursing
  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • dietetics
  • speech and language therapy
  • psychology
  • psychiatry
  • music therapy
  • local area co-ordination (LAC)

We are responsible for commissioning and monitoring support services for adults with learning disabilities from other organisations.

Our Strategic Commissioning Plan 2016-19 was approved by the Integration Joint Board in June 2017.

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Learning disability services

Monday to Friday: 8.30am-5pm

Address: Scottish Borders Learning Disability Service
Scottish Borders Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells

Telephone: 01835 340 610